Brian Schroeder
Prof. Brian Schroeder
Department of Philosophy
Rochester Institute of Technology, USA




1990 Ph.D., Philosophy, Stony Brook University, USA

1986 M.A., Philosophy, Stony Brook University, USA

1984 M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, USA

1981 B.A., Philosophy, Edinboro College, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Schroeder, B. and Benso, S. (2000). Pensare ambientalista. Tra filosofia e ecologia [Environmental Thinking: Between Philosophy and Ecology]. Torino: Paravia Scriptorium. 271 pp.
  2. Schroeder, B. (1996). Altared Ground: Levinas, History, and Violence. New York and London: Routledge. xiii+209 pp.
  3. Davis, B. W., Schroeder, B. and Wirth, J. M., eds. (2010). Japanese and Continental Philosophy: Conversations with the Kyoto School. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. xii+340 pp.
  4. Benso, S. and Schroeder, B., eds. (2010). Between Nihilism and Politics: The Hermeneutics of Gianni Vattimo. Albany: SUNY Press. viii+266 pp.
  5. Schroeder, B. and Benso, S., eds. (2008). Levinas and the Ancients. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 272 pp.
  6. Benso, S. and Schroeder, B., eds. (2007). Contemporary Italian Philosophy: Crossing the Borders of Ethics, Politics, and Religion. Albany: SUNY Press. xviii+306 pp.
  7. McCullough, L. and Schroeder, B., eds. (2004). Thinking Through the Death of God: A Critical Companion to Thomas J. J. Altizer, Albany: SUNY Press. xxix+254 pp.
  8. Schroeder, B. (forthcoming 2012). “Reterritorializing Subjectivity: Mapping the Lines Between the Human and Inhuman.” Research in Phenomenology42, no. 2.
  9. Benso, S. and Schroeder, B. (2010). “Italian Philosophy Between 1980-1995.” In The History of Continental Philosophy, Vol. 7: After Poststructuralism: Transitions and Transformations, eds. Alan D. Schrift and Rosi Braidotti. Durham, UK: Acumen Publishing, pp. 83-110.
  10. Schroeder, B. (2010). “Other-Power and Absolute Passivity in Tanabe and Levinas.” In Japanese and Continental Philosophy: Dialogues with the Kyoto School, eds. Bret W. Davis, Brian Schroeder and Jason Wirth. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 193-211.
  11. Schroeder, B. (2009). “Dancing Through Nothing: Nietzsche, the Kyoto School and Transcendence.” Journal of Nietzsche Studies 37: 44-65.
  12. Schroeder, B. (2008). “Apocalypse, Eschatology, and the Death of God.” InNietzsche and Levinas: “After the Death of a Certain God,” eds. Bettina Bergo and Jill Stauffer. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 232-48.
  13. Schroeder, B. (2008). “A Trace of the Eternal Return? Levinas and Neoplatonism.” In Levinas and the Ancients, eds. Brian Schroeder and Silvia Benso. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 210-29.
  14. Schroeder, B. (2007). “Trans-discendenza estatica. Religione e metanoesi in Nietzsche, Tanabe e Nishitani [Ecstatic Trans-descendence: Religion and Metanoesis in Nietzsche, Tanabe and Nishitani],” trans. Silvia Benso.Annuario Filosofico 23: 397-420.
  15. Schroeder, B. (2007). “Politics and Transcendence.” In Levinas, Law, Politics, ed. Marinos Diamantides. London: Routledge Cavendish, pp. 127-41.
  16. Schroeder, B. (2006). “Can Fig Trees Grow on Mountains? Reversing the Question of Great Politics.” In Difficult Justice: Commentaries on Levinas and Politics, eds. Asher Horowitz and Gad Horowitz. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 148-71.
  17. Schroeder, B. (2005). “Theological Nihilism and Italian Philosophy.”Philosophy Today 49, nos. 4-5: 355-61.
  18. Schroeder, B. (2001). “The Listening Eye: Nietzsche and Levinas.” Research in Phenomenology 31: 188-202. Reprinted in Emmanuel Levinas: Critical Assessments, Vol. II: Levinas and the History of Philosophy, eds. Claire Katz with Lara Trout. London and New York: Routledge, 2005, pp. 270-84.
  19. Schroeder, B. (1999). “The (Non) Logic of Desire and War: Hegel and Levinas.” In Continental Philosophy, Vol. VII: Philosophy and Desire, eds. Hugh Silverman et al. New York: Routledge and London, pp. 45-62.
  20. Schroeder, B. (1998). “Breaking the Closed Circle: Levinas and PlatonicPaideia.” Dialogue and Universalism 8, no. 10: 97-106. Reprinted inEmmanuel Levinas: Critical Assessments, Vol. II: Levinas and the History of Philosophy, eds. Claire Katz with Lara Trout. London & New York: Routledge, 2005, pp. 285-95.
  21. Schroeder, B. (1997). “Reversibility and Irreversibility: Paradox, Language and Intersubjectivity in Merleau-Ponty and Levinas.” Symposium: Journal of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy: 65-79.